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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Grigsby, Nathaniel. 'Nathaniel Grigsby to William H. Herndon' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: letter]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
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148. Nathaniel Grigsby to William H. Herndon.

Gentryville Feb the 12th, 1866

Friend Herndon

i recd youre kind letter of Jan the 29 and was truly glad to here from you onse more, I have nothing of great importince to rite at this time, you wish to now if the letter that Mr Crawford sent you contained the whole of the book of Cronicles, [1] it containd all of the Cronicles that Abraham Lincoln wrote on the ocasion of the weding, but he rit other Cronicles conserning other people, i have ben conversing with some of Mr Lincoln old friends they say he rit manny Cronicles but i cannot learn the particular a bout them, i wish to now as neare as you can inform me when youre history of the life of our friend Lincoln wil be published as

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manny persons is inquiring abut it of me they say that they are wating for youre history any information you wil give me conserning youre book i wil have it pulished in the County papers, i can not think of any thing more at this time that would do you any good so i wil cease riting for this time hoping to here from you soon I yet remain youre friend and fellow servent

N Grigsby

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this leaves muse all wel hoping when it comes to hand it wil find you and friends all injoying alike blessing

Library of Congress: Herndon-Weik Collection. Manuscript Division. Library of Congress. Washington, D.C. 2488; Huntington Library: LN2408, 1:299 — 300

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Wilson, Douglas L., ed.; Davis, Rodney O., ed.; Grigsby, Nathaniel. 'Nathaniel Grigsby to William H. Herndon' in 'Herndon's Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements About Abraham Lincoln' . Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1998. [format: book], [genre: letter]. Permission: University of Illinois Press
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=herndon209b.html
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